Senior Metrology Specialist


Humlebæk, DK

Job Family:  Research & Development
Country/Region:  Denmark

Metrology Senior Specialist – set the direction for our calibration


Would you like to be part of setting the direction for the calibration and maintenance of our laboratory equipment? And do you want to enable the work of your colleagues across our R&D laboratories and pilot plant with high-performance tools and equipment?

Your role is essential for our ability to deliver reliable test results and high-quality products that makes life easier for end-users with intimate health care needs all over the world.


”You will join our recent establish team of experienced colleagues, being responsible for EHS & Metrology, we care about each other and enjoy sharing our knowledge. And you will be part of shaping the team culture going forward,” says Lou Rasmussen, Manager of EHS & Metrology.


Join us in shaping our competence centre
At our HQ in Humlebæk, you will join the EHS & Metrology team, which is an integral part of the Test & Characterisation organisation within R&D. The Test & Characterisation organisation leads the design, documentation, and execution of our test strategies.
In the EHS & Metrology team, we have consolidated our calibrations skills and effort in one team, building a competence centre within Metrology and Calibration. 


We are 10 dedicated employees, who lead the qualification, validation, maintenance and calibration of all our test equipment used for developing tests and product documentation.


”We set the bar high and look forward to establishing some key targets which ensure that we always work smarter and more streamlined,” explains Lou Rasmussen. 


You will be our one-point of contact for the calibration and maintenance process of all our laboratory equipment in R&D and you will be working closely with our others metrology and calibration specialists.

You will be essential in ensuring the process related to service and calibration as you:

  • Handle the contact with our external suppliers regarding calibration and service of test equipment
  • Carry our supplier interviews, as we review our suppliers on a yearly basis
  • Negotiate new and existing suppliers and maintenance contracts
  • Planning and coordination of the yearly calibration flow with our external suppliers (Masterplan)
  • Handle deviations in our NC system as local NC QA approver and handle CAPA actions in our system as local calibration specialist
  • Enable knowledge sharing and training of our colleagues across the R&D organisation 
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the relevant documentation is in compliance with the Coloplast guidelines and external standards
  • Acting as subject matter expert in the calibration process 


A structured specialist with quality experience and technical know-how

Your strong sense of structure and detail will be important as well as being thorough and accurate when working with many different deadlines. Moreover, your good communication and collaboration skills allow you to spread your knowledge and train your colleagues with ease.


Finally, we imagine that you:

  • Hold a technical degree e.g. B. Sc. in engineering or a similar education 
  • Have 3-5 years of experience from a similar role, e.g. by working with the calibration of test equipment 
  • Experience with Audits, GMP, documentation, and compliance
  • Experience with contract review and supplier negotiation
  • Have good technical know-how in terms of processes, systems and IT
  • Are fluent in English, and it is an advantage if you also speak Danish 


If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Lou Rasmussen, Manager EHS & Metrology, Research & Development at e-mail: 


We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 16.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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